Putnam Anniversary Volume: Anthropological Essays Presented to Frederic Ward Putnam in Honor of his Seventieth Birthday, April 16, 1909 by His Friends and Associates.
G. E. Stechert & Co.
Boas, Franz; A. L. Kroeber; William C. Mills; Alice C. Fletcher et al.
Lg. quarto. ,627pp. Original printed wraps. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Tipped-in, printed presentation slip at front endpaper: "With the sincere regards of F. W. Putnam, Peabody Museum, Harvard University Cambridge, Mass. U.S.A." Frontispiece portrait of Putnam in photogravure. Title-page printed in red and black with b/w vignette. Content: The Archaeology of California, A. L. Kroeber. Ancient Zuni Pottery, J. Walter Fewkes. Pottery of the New England Indians, Charles C. Willoughby. The Seip Mound, William C. Mills. The Fish in Ancient Peruvian Art, Charles W. Mead. A Study of Primitive Culture in Ohio, Warren K. Moorehead. Cruciform Structures of Mitla and Vicinity, Marshall H. Saville. Conventionalism and Realism in Maya Art at Copan, with Special Reference to the Treatment of the Macaw, George Byron Gordon. The Exploration of a Burial Room in Pueblo Bonito, New Mexico, George H. Pepper. Tribal Structure: A Study of the Omaha and Cognate Tribes, Alice C. Fletcher. The dates and numbers of Pages 24 and 46 to 50 of the Dresden Codex, Charles P. Bowditch. Notes on Religious Ceremonials of the Navaho, Alfred Marston Tozzer. Certain Quests and Doles, Charles Peabody. A Curious Survival in Mexico of the use of the Purpura Shell-Fish for Dyeing, Zelia Nuttall. Gotal - A Mescalero Apache Ceremony, Pliny Earle Goddard. The Capaya Numeral System, S. A. Barrett. Stature of Indians of the Southwest and of Northern Mexico, Ales Hrdlicka. Notes on the Iroquios Language, Franz Boas. Outlines of Wintun Grammar, Roland B. Dixon. A New Siouan Dialect, John R. Swanton. Primitive Industries as a Normal College Course, Harlan I. Smith. A Visit to the German Solomon Islands, George a. Dorsey. The Pillars of Hercules and Chaucer's "Trophee," G. L. Kittredge. Notes on the Irish Practice of Fasting as a Means of Distraint, F. N. Robinson. Dusares, C. H. Toy. Bibliography of Frederic Ward Putnam, Frances H. Mead. Illustrated with color and b/w photographic reproductions showing pottery, tools, excavations, cruciform structures, chambers & tombs, Indians, a tipped-in cloth sample dyed with purpura, sand paintings, ceremonial objects, flageolets, etc. Printed on watermarked Normany vellum. With list of subscribers, as issued. Frederic Ward Putnam (1839-1915) was an influential American naturalist and anthropologist. Some age wear, creasing and scuffing on wraps, chipping and tearing on head and tail of spine and parts of edges. Light sporadic foxing to margins of few leaves. Wraps in good-, interior in very good+ condition.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 27715